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Kittinger: “It’s pushing the outer limits”

Kittinger. Recognize the name? In 1960 USAF Colonel Joseph Kittinger parachuted from an altitude of 102,800ft – and lived to tell the tale. What could possibly cause Kittinger, whose office was literally the outer limits, to state something else will be pushing the outer limits? A new jump, this time by Austrian Felix Baumgartner: A […]